Big Sepik, Iatmul in Papua New Guinea


Joshua Project has identified the Big Sepik only in Papua New Guinea

Population

12,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Big Sepik
People Name in Country Big Sepik, Iatmul
Population in Papua New Guinea 12,000
World Population 12,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Iatmul, Nyaura
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Big Sepik
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 10837
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country East Sepik Province, Ambunti and Angoram districts, Sepik River, Tambunum to Japandai, Kundungay area villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map



Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Iatmul
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Iatmul

For Main Lanugage: Iatmul


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1965)
New Testament Yes   (1975)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: God Waa Nyaangɨt Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 25.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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